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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Federer, Nadal, Serena will play charity match for bushfire victims

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Serena, Osaka will take part in charity match for bushfire victims.





Tennis Australia has announced Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios will play in a charity tournament to raise money for bushfire victims.



Rally for Relief will take place at Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park on January 15.


Australian Open tournament organiser Craig Tiley told reporters on Wednesday that Naomi Osaka, Caroline Wozniaki and Stefanos Tsitsipas will also take part in the event.


 Dozens of vast blazes, which continue to burn across eastern Australia, have killed 25 people since the start of the disaster in September and destroyed more than 1,900 homes.




 Federer, Nadal, Serena & Kyrgios will play charity tennis match for bushfire in Melbourne Park on 15 Jan.




'It is heartbreaking to see the devastation the bushfires are wreaking across the country and to see so many people and communities suffering,' he said.

'The Aces for Bushfire Relief initiative gives the tennis community the opportunity to galvanise our sport to support and raise much needed funds to help those who are most in need.'  ' 
For a period of about two-and-a-half hours we're going to be showcasing the game, but also coming together as a community to play our part in the relief effort. 



Roger Federer and Serena william will also take part in a charity tennis match for bushfire in Melbourne Park on 15 Jan.




 Nick Kygios has already pledged $200 for every ace he hits during his upcoming tennis tournaments.

 Tennis Australia has already committed a $100 donation for every ace served at the ATP Cup in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.


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